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  • 28 Jan 2019 12:13 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    AA’s audit committee chair Steve Barber said auditors often cannot discover fraud and collusion at senior levels in firms.

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/uk-news/2019/01/23/management-should-take-blame-first-for-accounting-frauds-mps-told/

  • 28 Jan 2019 12:09 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The case against the third defendant in the Tesco fraud trial Carl Rogberg has been dropped today.

    http://www.cityam.com/272063/charges-dropped-against-former-tesco-executive-carl-rogberg


  • 21 Jan 2019 10:25 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A council housing manager defrauded his employers of £300,000 to help "vulnerable" people because he felt guilty, a court heard.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-46842794


  • 20 Jan 2019 9:46 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Seven benefit assessors who worked for London councils, including Lambeth, have been convicted of housing benefit fraud worth more than £1 million.

    https://www.brixtonblog.com/2019/01/seven-council-workers-convicted-of-housing-benefit-fraud/?cn-reloaded=1

  • 14 Jan 2019 9:19 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A member of parliament from Prime Minister Theresa May’s minority ruling Conservative Party was cleared on Wednesday of declaring false expenses during Britain’s 2015 national election in which he narrowly beat leading Brexit figure Nigel Farage.

    https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-politics-mackinlay/mp-cleared-of-election-expenses-fraud-aide-convicted-idUKKCN1P3206

  • 14 Jan 2019 9:17 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    EU’s independent external auditing body is not happy with the anti-fraud agency’s performance.

    https://www.politico.eu/article/eu-auditors-take-aim-at-anti-fraud-watchdog-olaf-european-commission-eu-spending/

  • 14 Jan 2019 9:16 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The European Commission (EC) is beginning the new year with a major commitment to fight fraud – and is turning to the world of white hat hackers to help them do it

    https://www.bankingtech.com/2019/01/europe-bets-on-bug-bounties-in-fraud-fight/

  • 14 Jan 2019 9:16 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Newham Council has called an ‘extraordinary meeting’ into allegations of fraud surrounding the council’s £9m-overbudget repairs and maintenance service (RMS) as nine councillors have written to the Metropolitan Police asking that it launch a criminal investigation.

    http://www.publicsectorexecutive.com/Public-Sector-News/police-urged-to-intervene-in-newham-councils-astonishing-9m-repair-division-fraud-after-extraordinary-meeting-called

  • 07 Jan 2019 9:26 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Bungled data sharing has been blamed for thousands receiving £100 fines for dodging £8.80 prescription charges - but the patients were exempt all along

    https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/scandal-patients-fined-dodging-prescription-13816768


  • 17 Dec 2018 7:15 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Charges totalling £20million have been recovered by fraud squads targeting those who wrongfully obtain no-charge prescriptions

    https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/7990757/fines-suspected-scammers-claiming-free-prescriptions/


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